Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 61 126
Rank change year-on-year +20 +65 +19
Permanent jobs citing BDD 612 480 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.04% 4.64% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.80% 5.16% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 571 432 274
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,995 9,294 10,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 88.80% 89.90% 89.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7,353 7,656 8,806
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in the South West.

Salary trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the South West over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in the South West

BDD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South West region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +23 226 £52,500 +23.53% 19
Wiltshire +24 96 £50,000 +33.33% 9
Gloucestershire +28 76 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Somerset -7 74 £50,000 +47.06% 5
Devon +7 71 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Dorset -2 66 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Cornwall -19 6 £40,250 +34.17%
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for BDD.

1 551 (90.03%) TDD
2 512 (83.66%) Agile Software Development
3 310 (50.65%) C#
4 266 (43.46%) MVC
5 256 (41.83%) Test Automation
6 242 (39.54%) .NET
7 240 (39.22%) Java
8 214 (34.97%) SQL Server
9 190 (31.05%) JavaScript
10 187 (30.56%) RESTful
11 181 (29.58%) NoSQL
12 180 (29.41%) ASP.NET
13 175 (28.59%) Software Engineering
14 172 (28.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 170 (27.78%) Git (software)
16 168 (27.45%) JIRA
17 166 (27.12%) Ruby
18 154 (25.16%) Scrum
19 151 (24.67%) Node.js
20 140 (22.88%) User Experience
21 138 (22.55%) Electronics
22 136 (22.22%) Web Application Development
22 136 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 133 (21.73%) AngularJS
24 131 (21.41%) ASP.NET Web API
25 127 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
26 126 (20.59%) WCF
27 119 (19.44%) C++
27 119 (19.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
28 114 (18.63%) Web Services

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 64 (10.46%) Tomcat
2 40 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (6.05%) Apache
4 30 (4.90%) JBoss
4 30 (4.90%) Mule ESB
5 29 (4.74%) Mule
6 21 (3.43%) SharePoint
7 20 (3.27%) IIS
8 19 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (2.78%) Apache Spark
10 10 (1.63%) CMS
11 8 (1.31%) Confluence
11 8 (1.31%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.31%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.14%) Jetty
13 6 (0.98%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.98%) Drupal
13 6 (0.98%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.98%) WordPress
14 5 (0.82%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Magento
1 2 (0.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 109 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (6.21%) SaaS
4 28 (4.58%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (2.78%) Amazon Kinesis
6 14 (2.29%) Amazon EMR
7 13 (2.12%) TestFlight
8 10 (1.63%) GitHub
8 10 (1.63%) npm
9 8 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (1.31%) Serverless
10 7 (1.14%) PaaS
11 6 (0.98%) IaaS
12 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.33%) Route 53
14 1 (0.16%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 89 (14.54%) Wireless
2 31 (5.07%) Internet
3 29 (4.74%) HTTP
4 13 (2.12%) MQTT
5 5 (0.82%) SSL
6 2 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (34.97%) SQL Server
2 181 (29.58%) NoSQL
3 104 (16.99%) SQL Server 2016
4 96 (15.69%) Big Data
5 60 (9.80%) MongoDB
6 46 (7.52%) MySQL
7 32 (5.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 26 (4.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 19 (3.10%) Redis
10 18 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
11 16 (2.61%) Hadoop
12 14 (2.29%) Amazon Athena
12 14 (2.29%) BigQuery
12 14 (2.29%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.31%) CouchDB
13 8 (1.31%) MariaDB
13 8 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.31%) Riak
14 7 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.14%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 170 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 168 (27.45%) JIRA
3 119 (19.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 107 (17.48%) JUnit
5 103 (16.83%) Calabash
6 91 (14.87%) Bitbucket
7 77 (12.58%) Jenkins
8 74 (12.09%) Selenium
9 70 (11.44%) Android Studio
10 65 (10.62%) Cucumber
11 61 (9.97%) Gradle
12 57 (9.31%) Mockito
13 46 (7.52%) Maven
14 39 (6.37%) NUnit
15 36 (5.88%) CocoaPods
16 34 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
16 34 (5.56%) Visual Studio
17 33 (5.39%) Jasmine
18 32 (5.23%) gulp
19 27 (4.41%) SoapUI
General
1 138 (22.55%) Electronics
2 76 (12.42%) Finance
3 43 (7.03%) Marketing
4 42 (6.86%) Advertising
5 37 (6.05%) Manufacturing
5 37 (6.05%) Telecoms
6 31 (5.07%) Retail
7 20 (3.27%) Music Industry
8 18 (2.94%) Games
9 12 (1.96%) Banking
9 12 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 413 (67.48%) Developer
2 162 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 63 (10.29%) Java Developer
4 54 (8.82%) Android Developer
5 41 (6.70%) Software Engineer
6 38 (6.21%) iOS Developer
6 38 (6.21%) Senior Developer
7 36 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 36 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 35 (5.72%) Software Developer
9 32 (5.23%) Tester
10 31 (5.07%) Test Engineer
11 22 (3.59%) Test Manager
12 21 (3.43%) Automation Tester
12 21 (3.43%) Test Leader
13 19 (3.10%) C# Software Developer
14 18 (2.94%) Internet Developer
15 17 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
15 17 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
16 16 (2.61%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (39.54%) .NET
2 187 (30.56%) RESTful
3 180 (29.41%) ASP.NET
4 172 (28.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 151 (24.67%) Node.js
6 136 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 133 (21.73%) AngularJS
8 131 (21.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 126 (20.59%) WCF
10 114 (18.63%) .NET Framework
10 114 (18.63%) Web Services
11 111 (18.14%) HTML
12 103 (16.83%) Entity Framework
13 91 (14.87%) REST
14 86 (14.05%) CSS
15 80 (13.07%) Code First Entity Framework
16 69 (11.27%) XML
17 66 (10.78%) Spring
18 56 (9.15%) Hibernate
19 54 (8.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 140 (22.88%) User Experience
2 78 (12.75%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.10%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.63%) Internet of Things
8 9 (1.47%) Music Streaming
9 8 (1.31%) Clustering
10 7 (1.14%) Fintech
11 5 (0.82%) Animation
12 4 (0.65%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.33%) Contactless
13 2 (0.33%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.33%) Smartcard
14 1 (0.16%) BBC
14 1 (0.16%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.16%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 72 (11.76%) Android
2 59 (9.64%) Linux
3 52 (8.50%) Apple iOS
4 35 (5.72%) Windows
5 15 (2.45%) Unix
6 14 (2.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (90.03%) TDD
2 512 (83.66%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (43.46%) MVC
4 256 (41.83%) Test Automation
5 175 (28.59%) Software Engineering
6 154 (25.16%) Scrum
7 136 (22.22%) Web Application Development
8 127 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
9 76 (12.42%) Kanban
10 73 (11.93%) OO
11 64 (10.46%) SOLID
12 56 (9.15%) Android Development
12 56 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (8.01%) DevOps
13 49 (8.01%) Microservices
13 49 (8.01%) Open Source
14 47 (7.68%) Unit Testing
15 40 (6.54%) Continuous Delivery
16 39 (6.37%) Digital Marketing
17 38 (6.21%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 310 (50.65%) C#
2 240 (39.22%) Java
3 190 (31.05%) JavaScript
4 166 (27.12%) Ruby
5 119 (19.44%) C++
6 89 (14.54%) SQL
7 66 (10.78%) Python
8 39 (6.37%) Objective-C
9 28 (4.58%) T-SQL
10 23 (3.76%) Groovy
11 21 (3.43%) VBScript
12 20 (3.27%) Jython
13 18 (2.94%) PHP
14 16 (2.61%) TypeScript
15 15 (2.45%) Scala
16 12 (1.96%) C
17 11 (1.80%) ES6
18 5 (0.82%) XPath
19 4 (0.65%) PHP 7
19 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (7.68%) Degree
2 34 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.10%) MCPD
6 8 (1.31%) ISEB
7 6 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.98%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (12.75%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) ISO 13485
2 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.16%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (4.08%) Docker
2 7 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 66 (10.78%) HockeyApp
2 21 (3.43%) CA Service Virtualization
2 21 (3.43%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.33%) Ansible
3 2 (0.33%) Packer
4 1 (0.16%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.16%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) Salt
4 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 101 (16.50%) Atlassian
2 73 (11.93%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.05%) SAP
4 25 (4.08%) Apple
5 21 (3.43%) CA
5 21 (3.43%) HP
6 18 (2.94%) Xamarin
7 14 (2.29%) Facebook
8 7 (1.14%) Oracle
8 7 (1.14%) VMware
9 4 (0.65%) IBM
9 4 (0.65%) Zend
10 3 (0.49%) Google
10 3 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.33%) hybris
11 2 (0.33%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.16%) ATG
12 1 (0.16%) Capita
12 1 (0.16%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com